Britt Marcussen, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

01291-G Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Exercise Science, Minor in Biology, University of Iowa 1985 - 1988
MS, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa 1988-1992
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine 1989-1994
Resident, Family Practice, St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency
Fellow, Sports Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
CAQ in Sports Medicine
Basic Life Support
Diplomate - American Board of Family Practice, Boards Recertified: April 26, 2014
Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Iowa Medical License
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Research Summary

Sports Medicine


Gende, A., Thomsen, T., Marcussen, B. & Hettrich, C. (2019). Delayed-Union of Acetabular Stress Fracture in Female Gymnast: Use of Teriparatide to Augment Healing. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. PMID: 30908326.

Marcussen, B., Negaard, M., Smoot, K. & Hosey, R. (In Press). A Case Series and Literature Review: Isolated Traumatic First Rib Fractures in Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine.

Negaard, M., Anthony, C., Bonthius, D., Jepson, M., Marcussen, B. & Pelzer, D. (2017). A Case Report: Glycopyrrolate for Treatment of Exercise-Induced Hyperhydrosis. (Vols. 5). pp. 1-6. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports.

(2016). A Pain in the Butt: Overcoming a Hip Injury in a Division I Gymnast, Oral Case Presentation, 25th Annual Meeting, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, Dallas, Texas, April 2016.

(2016). Bull Riding to Baseball: Popliteal Artery Occlusion Secondary to a Bull Riding Trauma, Oral Case Presentation, 25th Annual Meeting, Jepson, Marcussen, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, Dallas, Texas, April 2016.

Mathiasen, R. E., Edwards, N., Marcussen, B. L. & Van Heukelom, J. N. (2016). Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In Graber and Wilbur's Family Practice Examination and Board Review. (4), pp. 334-361. McGraw-Hill Education.

Marcussen, B., Holte, A. & Peterson, A. (2016). Prophylactic Antivirals to Prevent Primary Herpes Gladiatorum at a Wrestling Camp. (Vols. 2). (1), pp. 12-13. Sports Review Journal.

Peterson, A., Hall, M. & Marcussen, B. (2015). "Low Vitamin D Levels and Stress Fracture: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". (Vols. 1). (3), pp. 22-24. Sports Review Journal.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Medcast, Published to AMSSM's Website.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Podcast, Published to BJSM's Website.

Marcussen, B. (2014). It's Not Your Rotator Cuff, AMSS Annual Conference, 2014.

Marcussen, B. (2014). Exertional Leg Pain Delee and Drezs' Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition, 2014.

Peterson, A., Marcussen, B. (2012). Excessive Sweating, A Case Report, AMSSM Annual Conference, 2012.

Marcussen, B., Smoot, M. (2012). Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip, AMSS Annual Conference, 2013.

Goodlett, C. R., Marcussen, B. & West, J. R. (1990). A Single Day of Alcohol Exposure during the Brain Growth Spurt Induces Brain Weight Restriction and Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Loss. Alcohol, 7, 107-114.

West, J. R., Goodlett, C. R., Bonthius, D. J., Hamre, K. M. & Marcussen, B. (1990). Cell population depletion associated with fetal alcohol brain damage: Mechanisms of BAC-dependent cell loss. Alcohol Clinic Exp Res, 14, 813-818.